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Samsung Galaxy Avant Preview

Editor Rating: 3.9 / 5

Samsung Galaxy Avant is the sequel of Samsung Galaxy series. The handset comes with minor differences. Handset has a SM-G386T model number. The handset is specially designed for T-Mobile fourth largest carrier of USA. The handset is compact and has an elegant design and look. It is expected that handset stands in mid range category according to the handset specifications. The handset supports dual SIM. There is no doubt the predecessor is giant in the specification but it is expected that Samsung lovers also use this compact and low price Android version handset as well. Let us see what the handset offer to the users.




Operating System

Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)

Weight & Dimension

136.9 g, 132.9 x 66 x 9.9 mm

Display Type

Capacitive touch screen

Size & Resolution

4.5 inches, 540 x 960 pixels


Quad-core 1.2 GHz


1.5 GB RAM , 16 GB On Board,  Extendable up to 64 GB


Primary 5 Mega Pixel, Secondary 2 Mega Pixel



Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery

Stand By   Up to 372 h (2G) / (3G)

Talk Time Up to 18 h  (2G) /  (3G)



2G Network       GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G Network        HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100

4G Network       LTE 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100



Design and Display

Samsung always follows the simple but unique strategy in design. Now company follows the trend and produced the handsets with slim bezels and light in weight. The handset made up with the shiny plastic and has a faux leather back cover. The handset carries 136.9 grams weight only and according to the weight the handset is light and easy to carry. Handset measures 132.9 x 66 x 9.9 mm by dimension. The dimensions are equally measured from all sites which give the accuracy to the handset. The handset has a 4.5 inches capacitive touch screen having 540 x 960 pixels. Although the resolutions of the handset are not so high but it is perfect for this type of handy handset.

Samsung galaxy evant t-mobile demintion image

Software and User Interface

According to the era of operating systems the handset also runs Android v4.4.2 KitKat. There is no information available that handset will receive the update of operating system in future. The handset supports Samsung own designed TouchWiz interface which gives the comprehensive and easy interface to the users and any one can use the operating system without facing any problem.

Processor and Memory

 We already told our users this is the mid range handset designed for T-Mobile USA. The handset is equipped with 1.2 GHz Quad Core processor. There is no chipset and GPU found in the handset. The processor is also low in comparison of elder brothers. 1.5 GB RAM is offered by the company along with 8 GB internal storage. The internal memory can be extended up to 64 GB via Micro SD card. The card slot is present in the handset. The combination of processor and RAM is not so good like the previously launched handsets of Galaxy Series but that is sufficient for this type of handy handset. Users need to clean there handset from unnecessary data to enjoy the maximum handset speed.


According to the other specifications the Galaxy Avant is equipped with well balanced camera. 5 mega pixel rear and 2 mega pixel front facing camera with  2592 х 1944 pixels density and other smart features like autofocus and  LED flash. Users don’t need to fix the position of the capturing object the handset automatically detects the best position of the object and allow users to enjoy the maximum height of photography. LED flash fulfills the requirement of extra light in dim condition. So users don’t need to get worried if they want to capture the image in darker light they just simply turn on the LED flash and they can capture the image and the result of image comes as fine quality image.


The handset is energized with Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery which provides  standby time up to 372 h (2G) / (3G) and talk time up to 18 h  (2G) /  (3G). The standby and talk time is sufficient and users can enjoy all the handset features in detail.


 As we already told our users that the handset is specially designed for T-Mobile and the carrier offers the handset for $216. This is the one shot payment and if users don’t have this to spend at once then T-Mobile also offers consumers monthly installment package. Users don’t need to pay any upfront amount but they need to pay $9 per month till 24 months. Means the consumers are bound with T-Mobile till 24 months.  According to the price the handset stand in mid range category but users gives the 4.5 stars to the handset as per current rating  the handset considered the easy and the handy handset with good features.   


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